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Explained: The government's efforts to gain the support of overseas Indians

In August 2018, Lok Sabha passed a Bill to amend The Representation of the People Acts of 1950 and 1951, to allow overseas voters to participate in Indian elections through a proxy.

Hindu outfit gets NRIs to sign up for Ram temple

“This is the first time we are reaching out to the NRIs at Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas for a signature campaign,” said Sanjeev Sawhney, secretary-general of Hindu Heritage Foundation, which has set up the stall.


Bhojpuri Utsav, Gita fest for cultural connect: Pravind Jugnauth

The Mauritius Prime Minister also held talks with PM Narendra Modi on ways to boost bilateral trade and investment, including finalisation of a comprehensive economic partnership agreement, and expand cooperation in blue economy sectors.

India not exploiting any country's resources, eyeing anyone's territory: PM Modi

"We neither have the intention of exploiting anyone's resources nor are we eyeing anyone's territory. Our focus has always been on capacity building and resource development," the prime minister said.

Sushma Swaraj holds meet on consular services for Indian diaspora

Started in 2003 and anchored by the erstwhile MOIA, it was an annual event that celebrated the Indian diaspora's success and deliberated on issues confronting them.

Now, Mega Pravasi Bharatiya conference biennial affair

According to the new plan, the large-scale Pravasi Bharatiya Divas event will now be held every two years, with a small affair being organised every other year.


Out of my mind: The politics of luck

Just consider the ways in which lucky breaks have come his way.

Missing the desi beat

The diaspora seems engaged with Indian politics, but it should listen more closely

Reaching out

For overseas Indians to accept the invitation, make it less challenging for them to do business here.

Flip Side: The head scratchers

From Sunanda Pushkar's death to Pakistan boat burning, a look at the greatest riddles of our times.

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Pravasi Diwas

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the world’s largest annual gathering of people of Indian origin.